Dutch writer - Founder of Lefuturewave - Music enthusiast
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When you’re a young adult, it sometimes feels like you’re under pressure from all sides. You’re expected to figure out what you want to do with your life, and then you’re supposed to do it quickly.
It’s no wonder so many young adults feel tired and overwhelmed. In her latest single Floating TV, Natalie Holmes discusses the conflicting effects of modern society and the natural world on our ability to be content. With mental health struggles being talked about and diagnosed more and more, she felt called to write about the confused state of mind that comes with it all.
Listening to Floating TV is an experience in itself. The track is beautifully arranged, with gentle folk-infused melodies layered over shuffling drums, twinkling piano, and swelling guitar lines. Topped with Natalie’s effortless, ethereal vocals and a deceptively catchy vocal line, the track manages to strike an interesting balance between Bon Iver-esque raw instrumentation and accessible indie pop.